Job Detail
Functional Area

Business Development



Job Type:

Full Time/Permanent


Bachelor’s in Computer Science is a must, MS in Computer Science is added advantage

5 Years Minimum
Offered Salary

Market Competitive-Market Competitive

Job Description

Bid managers are in charge of the proposals or submissions companies make to win a new contract.

Bid managers are responsible for creating and overseeing a bid – a detailed, costed, persuasive proposal – on behalf of one organization to gain a business contract or offer of work from another. A bid manager’s role is to ensure that bids are successful at a price at which their organization can make a profit. Most bid managers work within the built environment sector, but they can work in any industry in which work is contracted out

Identifying opportunities on which to submit bids and feeding into the decision over whether to bid for the work

Devising a successful strategy for winning a bid, including pinpointing the unique selling points (key differentiators) of your organization, knowing your company’s operating and profit margins and understanding the clients’ specific requirements (the client in this case is the organization that is offering the work)

Researching, writing and/or checking proposals

Working with key members of the project team and the client organization to obtain the information required to compile the bid (in the construction industry, members of the project team may include estimators, quantity surveyors, design managers and project managers)

Assessing and addressing the technical and commercial risks relating to the bid they are working on

Managing budgets or, at a more junior level, tracking costs

Negotiating with specialist suppliers and/or subcontractors

Researching current and future market trends

Responding to clients’ and other stakeholders’ queries before, during and after the bid has been submitted

Putting together a team to oversee the bid

Overseeing the team during the bid process and making sure deadlines are met

Utilization of ISMS practices in day to day operations.

Ensure the tracking and resolution of Info Security incidents.


Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Creative and innovative thinking

Problem-solving skills

Relationship-building and influencing skills

An interest in the sector in which your employer operates, coupled with a willingness to keep up to date with industry trends, regulations and legislation

Commercial thinking

Teamworking skills

Attention to detail.

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